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October 29, 2007
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Tenn. police force turns to local candidates to fill shortages

By Lauren Gregory
The Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Chattanooga police officials, faced with similar recruiting challenges confronting law enforcement agencies across the country, will focus on hiring local candidates to shore up a shortage of sworn officers.

"Usually, when we hire people locally, we don't worry as much about them leaving as we do with people who come from outside," Police Chief Freeman Cooper said. "We're interested in finding people who want to come to work here and stay here until retirement."

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